University of Vermont

College of Education and Social Sciences

Doctoral Programs in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

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Prospective Ph.D. Students

Application Requirements:

The application requirements include official GRE general test scores taken within the last 5 years, official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate study, a statement of purpose, a writing sample, and three letters of reference that can speak to academic excellence and the potential for undertaking doctoral study.

Expected Applicant Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or undergraduate work in a related field such as educational leadership, educational studies, higher education, public administration, counseling, social work, or curriculum and instruction characterized by a distinguished academic record.
  • Demonstrated commitment in letters of application and references to social change and justice with experience in inquiry at a level that will predict successful research and college teaching.
  • GRE general test scores taken within the last 5 years.
  • Research interests compatible with those of CESS faculty.
  • Strong inquiry and writing skills.

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